“Swipe Back” Protests High Fares in NYC

The Waging Nonviolence blog featured a couple of posts recently that touch on tax resistance:

Swipe Back!

A United Press dispatch from :

Minister Refuses Taxes for Arms

 A Presbyterian minister filed his income tax . It consisted of a three-page letter to the collector of internal revenue on his political views, a copy of the gospels and Henry Thoreau’s essay on civil disobedience.

The Rev. A.J. Muste said he would not file a return or pay taxes because he opposes the armament race between the U.S. and Russia.

He refused to file for , too.

He was joined by 58 other pacifists in 14 states who belong to the Tax Refusal Committee of Peacemakers.